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Re: rawhide report: 20041106 changes



On Mon, 2004-11-08 at 13:31, Casimiro de Almeida Barreto wrote:
> Too many lawyers leads to high score losses.
> 
> First RH people got rid of almost all interesting multimedia
> libraries, so people had to find and download it from places that are
> not RH repositories... Now the same is happening to MySQL, other
> applications and even x11 true type fonts, while most other distros
> are not so restrictive about non GPL packages. Even when you are
> dealing with basic subjects - NTFS module is not compiled in the
> official distro, so we have do download kernel software (BTW
> 2.6.9-1.667 does not compile well with the /boot/config-2.6.9-1.667)
> and recompile the whole stuff - you have to fight with the fact that
> the lawyers at RH are GPL zealotes and this is anoying...

Okay, Look, this is not a development discussion. If you'd like to start
a screed about red hat's lawyers take it to fedora-list. But not on
fedora-devel-list, okay? good.

-sv



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